Brickman Family History

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Brickman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish brik ‘bridge’ (altered by folk etymology in English-speaking countries as if derived from English brick) + man ‘man’; possibly an ornamental name or an occupational name for a bridge keeper. Compare Bruckman. Altered spelling of German Brückmann ‘bridge keeper’ (see Bruckman). Altered spelling of Slovenian Bricman, derived from an old personal name Bric (Latin Bricius or Brictius; see Brice) + the suffix -man, German -mann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bruckman, Backman, Dickman, Hickman, Rickman, Brockman, Beckman

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Brickman Family Origin

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Brickman Family Occupations

What did your Brickman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Hairdresser and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brickman. 6% of Brickman men worked as a Master Hairdresser and 52% of Brickman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brickman were Army D Clerk and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Master Hairdresser
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Hairdresser
  • Army D Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Market Saleswoman
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brickman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brickman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brickman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brickman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Brickman. For the veterans among your Brickman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brickman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brickman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Brickman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brickman in 1949 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brickman

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